Woodpeckers

ONE HAIRY WOODPECKER

There are two birds that look almost the same. Both are woodpeckers, but not related despite looking so much alike. The difference between them is size. The Hairy Woodpecker (as opposed to the Downy) is much bigger. The smaller woodpecker… Read More ›

CLIMATE CHANGES ARE US

Fandango’s Provocative Question #131 There is no serious dispute by anyone that humans hold significant responsibility for damaging Earth’s ecology. You can’t label water pollution or unbreathable air as caused by anything the earth does to itself — short of being… Read More ›

RED-BELLIED WOODPECKER

We’ve been seeing a lot of woodpeckers. Red-bellied Woodpeckers, Flickers, Hairy and Downy woodpeckers. You’d think there would be plenty of bugs for them in the trees, but they want seeds too. I don’t know if the seeds are dessert… Read More ›

RED-BELLIED WOODPECKER

Among the many pictures I downloaded today were almost 300 pictures of a Red-bellied Woodpecker. They were clearly taken on different days. The light was entirely different and the woodpecker was in different places — at least three different locations.